[Whonix-devel] [qubes-devel] Require script to run immed. after /rw mount

Patrick Schleizer patrick-mailinglists at whonix.org
Tue Apr 18 01:06:00 CEST 2017

Marek Marczykowski-Górecki:
> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 10:02:00PM +0000, Patrick Schleizer wrote:
>>> Alternately, mount-dirs.sh could have
>>> a hook that points to a specific user script in /etc.
>> User script sounds a bit limited. What about something a little more
>> flexible?
>> Untested pseudo code:
>> if [ -d /etc/qubes/mount-dirs-post.d ]; then
>>    run-parts /etc/qubes/mount-dirs-post.d
>> fi
> IMO this is the way to go. In addition to your VM hardening scripts,
> this could be used also for some /rw initialization, beyond /etc/skel.
> AFAIR there was a need for similar thing to copy Tor Browser there.
> As for implementation - do we want it in /etc, /usr/lib, or both (so
> files in /etc could override /usr/lib)?

Yes in both. Actually in all three. I.e. /etc/, /usr/lib and in
/usr/local (/rw) to make it complete.

> But having both means we can't
> use run-parts :(

Why not just use above "Untested pseudo code" three times with the
different dirs? :)


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